- a society or club of women or girls, especially in a college.
Origin of sorority
Examples from the Web for sorority
Her wealthy family imposed its own monetary and social punishment for stepping outside the sorority.
I still miss my friend, a girl from a privileged white family that had a multi-generation history in a sorority at USC.
She turned to me as someone to keep her honest after she first dropped her sorority.
There was another viral post discussing why sorority recruitment needs to change.
Four years ago, when I was a sorority freshman, I would have never said I was a feminist.
It takes brains and dignity to be the president of a Sorority.Blue Bonnet in Boston
Caroline E. Jacobs
She is the child of our sorority, but she belongs most of all to me.
Why should you run away from the members of your own sorority?
We have never stopped thinking of you as a member of our sorority.
The sorority girls who were visiting Marcella were for the most part older.Betty Lee, Senior
Harriet Pyne Grove
- mainly US a social club or society for university women
Word Origin and History for sorority
1530s, "a society of women, body of women united for some purpose," from Medieval Latin sororitas "sisterhood, of or pertaining to sisters," from Latin soror "sister" (see sister). Sense of "women's society in a college or university" attested by 1887 (Alpha Delta Pi claims founding in 1851).